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Artists Of Palm Beach County Art On Park Sponsors “Now It Is Summer” Exhibit, Back To School Event, And Opens A Call For Photography

The Artists of Palm Beach County (APBC) offers such enrichment to Art On Park Gallery‘s Lake Park community!  Through their partnership with the Lake Park Library and Town of Lake Park Summer Camp, the public is invited to “Now It Is Summer”, a student exhibition. The Opening Reception takes place on Friday, August 9.  On Saturday, August 10, everyone is invited to the Town of Lake Park’s  “Back to School Extravaganza”. The event offers free backpacks and school supplies to over 700 K-12 students as well as haircuts/styles and other resources.  APBC offers an Art Salon on Monday, August 19, giving artists of all experience levels an opportunity to network.  In addition to all of these activities, APBC is opening a Call to Artists for “Through The Camera’s Eye”.  The Rickie Report shares all of the details and some sneak peeks. 





Art on Park Gallery

For Artists by artists of all disciplines, media and price points

Open:   Monday through Saturday Noon to 6 PM

800 Park Avenue Lake Park, Florida 33403      561-345-2842



APBC Art on Park Gallery



  ” Now It Is Summer “


Opening Reception:


Friday, August 9     5 – 8 pm

Exhibit Available now through August 31 




The Artists of Palm Beach County, Inc. (APBC) in partnership with the Lake Park Library and the Town of Lake Park Summer Camp, presents a Children’s exhibit “Now It Is Summer.” As part of their summer camp experience, on July 9, 2019, a group of 7 to 12 year olds took part in a reading and art activity in the Lake Park Library. Librarian, Ileana Bell led the workshop. First she read to the children who listened attentively to the book “Now It Is Summer” by Eileen Spinelli, and then she instructed them to paint a picture of their summer using canvases and acrylic paints donated by the Artists of Palm Beach County. The kids were inspired to produce some wonderful artwork and they shared stories to describe their paintings with members of the artists group.



APBC will display their work and stories as well as photographs of their camp experience throughout the month of August in the Art on Park Gallery. Refreshments, including ice cream sundaes, will be served. The gallery is proud to be sponsoring this exhibition. It is hoped that the children seeing their artwork displayed in a true art gallery setting will enhance their confidence and their positive self-esteem.





Back to School Extravaganza

Saturday, August 10

10 am – 1 pm

Town Hall/Library Parking Lot

535 Park Avenue   Lake Park, FL 


APBC is delighted to be a sponsor for the Town of Lake Park’s Back to School Extravaganza which will take place on Saturday, August 10th in the Town Hall/Library Parking Lot, 535 Park Avenue, 10 am – 1 pm. The event offers free backpacks and school supplies to 700 K-12 students, free physicals, haircuts/styles and other resources.


Art Salon:

Monday, August 19



Mark your calendars for other events at the gallery. The third Monday of each month at 6:30 PM the public is invited to an Art Salon. For this monthly gathering, artists are encouraged to bring a work of art and/or refreshments for sharing. Admission is free for members of APBC, but the general public is invited to attend the event for a $5.00 admission fee. Payment will be collected at the door and will be applied towards the membership fee, if one wishes to join at the meeting.



“Through   The  Camera’s   Eye”

OPENING RECEPTION – Friday, September 13, 2019

5 – 8 PM

Exhibit available Monday, September 2 – Saturday, October 4, 2019 


AWARDING:  $50 for First Place * $25 for Second Place * Honorable Mention


Event description:

“Through the Camera’s Eye” is a call to artists for both APBC members and non-members alike for a photography exhibition. All genres, subjects, capture types and photographic processes both historic and modern are eligible for our juried exhibition. Photography provides many things; proof that something happened, the ability to capture a moment or memories, or as a means of communication. We are hoping to see work that is innovative or interesting, artistic or awe-inspiring. All types of photography mediums including iphone, Cellphone, Polaroid, digital prints on any medium will be considered. We welcome all photographic artists to submit their work.Maximum Size: 36″ wide x 60″ high. Our panels cannot hold work that is wider than 36″ so please make sure that canvases or frames do not exceed this width.



Submission Deadline: Tuesday, 8/20/19 by midnight.

Notification to artists on or before Friday, 8/23/19

Hand delivery of artwork: Friday & Saturday, 8/30 & 8/31/19 from NOON to 5 PM.

Art Pickup: Friday & Saturday 10/4 & 10/5/19, NOON to 5 PM.

SUBMISSION FEES: $15 Members, $35 Non-members
If you would like to become a member or if your membership has lapsed, please send your $50/yearly membership fee with the exhibit application fee.

Applications and fee payments are to be sent to or dropped off at the gallery. Please use the form below. Once you have completed your application, email up to 3 jpg images of your work no larger than 3 MB each to

Images should include your last name and image title. In the subject of your email put “Through the Camera’s Eye.” Your email should include your name and phone number plus the title, type of photography, size (h x w), and price for each submitted work as it is on the application entry form below.

IMPORTANT: Members will receive 75% and Non-members will receive 60% of gross sales.
Please price your work accordingly. Juried by the Art on Park Gallery Management Committee.

IF YOU HAVE ANY TROUBLE WITH THIS PROCESS or have any questions, please call the Gallery for help, 561-345-2842. Gallery hours are Noon to 6 PM, Monday through Saturday or email


1) No late entries accepted.
2) Original ideas only – no copying of works.
3) Please do not submit work that is not ready to hang.
4) Entry fees are not refundable.
5) The decision of the jurors is final.
6) Make sure the emailed jpg images match the names listed on the entry form.
7) We recommend paper media be covered with Plexiglas.
9) No damaged frames or mats; mats must be clean.
10) All installation methods, such as wire attached to frames, must be secure.
11) All entries must be labeled on the back of the work with artist name, title of work, medium, size, and price.
12) APBC, Inc. carries liability insurance for the Art on Park Gallery which does not extend to your artwork. APBC, Inc. will do its best to safeguard against theft, loss, breakage, or other damage, but will not be financially responsible for reimbursement of lost or damaged work

Please mail with submission fee to:
Gallery Co-Managers
Art on Park Gallery  800 Park Avenue   Lake Park, FL 33403
Or drop off during gallery hours (Mon. – Sat. noon to 5 pm)

Through the Camera’s Eye, September 2 – October 4, 2019



Phone ( )

Home Address:

Email Address:

Entry #1
title____________________________ Medium________________

Size h______w_______ Price________

Entry #2
title____________________________ Medium________________

Size h______w_______ Price________

Entry #3
title_____________________________ Medium________________

Size h______w________ Price__________

All exhibitors must sign the following Waiver

WAIVER OF LIABILITY: The undersigned hereby agrees to release and discharge APBC, its directors and members from any responsibility for damage or loss of any kind, on all works submitted for the “Through the Camera’s Eye” Exhibition.

ARTIST’S SIGNATURE_____________________________________Date___________








For more information about these exhibits, classes, Art Salons, studio space or other events:

APBC Art on Park Gallery
800 Park Avenue, Lake Park FL 33403




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Rickie Leiter, Publisher


17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986


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